Southern Field Days

Philip Crump and Glennis Taylor (left), both of Gore, and Marlene and Russell Brunold, of Winton,...
Philip Crump and Glennis Taylor (left), both of Gore, and Marlene and Russell Brunold, of Winton, take a break after looking at the many exhibits. PHOTO: GREGOR RICHARDSON
Prime Minister Christopher Luxon speaks to the media on the first day. PHOTO: GREGOR RICHARDSON
Prime Minister Christopher Luxon speaks to the media on the first day. PHOTO: GREGOR RICHARDSON
Finley Munro, 3, of Winton, tries out  a John Deere tractor. PHOTO: GREGOR RICHARDSON
Finley Munro, 3, of Winton, tries out a John Deere tractor. PHOTO: GREGOR RICHARDSON
Nathan Dodd, of Glenham, near Wyndham, displays a Texel ram he was exhibiting. PHOTO: GREGOR...
Nathan Dodd, of Glenham, near Wyndham, displays a Texel ram he was exhibiting. PHOTO: GREGOR RICHARDSON
Seeking shade beside a tractor are Muir siblings (from left) Joseph, 8, Tim, 5, Hannah, 12, and...
Seeking shade beside a tractor are Muir siblings (from left) Joseph, 8, Tim, 5, Hannah, 12, and Robert, 10. PHOTO: SHAWN MCAVINUE
Gore District Mayor Ben Bell encourages people to holiday in the district after the event. PHOTO:...
Gore District Mayor Ben Bell encourages people to holiday in the district after the event. PHOTO: SHAWN MCAVINUE
Getting covered in sunscreen is Amy Gouldthorpe, of Tapanui, by Christine Morris, of Gore. PHOTO:...
Getting covered in sunscreen is Amy Gouldthorpe, of Tapanui, by Christine Morris, of Gore. PHOTO: SHAWN MCAVINUE
A Road to Zero representative shares the road safety message. PHOTO: SAFFRON JOHNSTON
A Road to Zero representative shares the road safety message. PHOTO: SAFFRON JOHNSTON

The Southern Field Days were held last week with thousands of visitors checking out the exhibits and entertainment over the three days. More than 800 exhibitors covered the 57ha site in Waimumu, near Gore. Our photographers were out and about capturing some of the excitement.